Historic Mellenbye Station is a working cattle station, located on the sealed Morawa Yalgoo Rd near Yalgoo.
Mellenbye Station is located on the Morawa Yalgoo Road. There are two entrances to the station, the first of which at the southern border is a private entrance and it is located just after the cattle grid crossing at the Morawa and Yalgoo border.
You cannot access the station stay through this entrance. Please travel a further 9 kilometres North to the Homestead Entrance.
The Station Stay entrance and entrance to the old homestead is located near the Northern boundary of the station. This entrance is 47.6 kilometres North from Morawa and approximately 77 kilometres from Yalgoo.
GPS co-ordinates are E 116.12.19 - S 28.49.59
Mellenbye Station offers visitors the opportunity to camp on our flat camping sites with campfire pits available for use. The historic shearing shed is open for inspection and enables guests to enjoy movie and karaoke nights as well as indoor games.
The sites are un-powered, but power can be used in the campers kitchen.
Groups and caravan clubs are most welcome.
Mattress, pillow, linen supplied $30 per person
Old iron style bed, no mattress
$10 per person
(ideal for those with a swag)
Built of local stone, the front portions of the shearing shed and stables are believed to have been the first permanent buildings on the station.
Shearers quarter accommodation have access to showers, toilets, campers kitchen, shearing shed etc. Power is on in the quarters from 6pm until 10pm only. This is by a generator.
There is a fire-pit outside the quarters for use.
There are two Shearers quarters buildings. The first is a little more luxurious with an innerspring mattress and pillow supplied. There are four rooms with a single bed and one room with a double bed.
The second shearers quarters is back to basics and priced accordingly. Old iron style single beds with no mattress are available for those with a swag who might want to get out of the rain and cold.
'Donga' style accommodation, with larger than normal rooms, has been installed near the Mellenbye Homestead. Each room has a queen bed made up with linen ready for your arrival. All have private ensuites - with a shower and toilet. A deck area with seating includes a fire pit in front of the donga for guests to sit by, as well as access to the homestead firepit for cooking.
The Mellenbye Station Homestead has historic significance for its long association with the pioneer Broad family, (including the families who came after them) and the development of the pastoral industry in the Yalgoo district.
Rooms have a queen sized bed with linen supplied.
The built fabric illustrates developments through time with variations in style and materials reflecting the requirements of the owners and workers.